Texas Fish & Game

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March 23, 2017

The Wacky Rig – A Must Have

I fell in love with the wacky rig many years back, as I was experimenting with different presentations and trying to catch some highly pressured bass.  What I found out is the wacky rig will flat […]
March 9, 2017

Toyota ShareLunker Selective Breeding Program Connects Bass Anglers across the State

In March 2008, Jeremy Bruton of Blooming Grove caught a 13.05 pound largemouth bass during a fishing tournament on Richland Chambers Reservoir. The big bass propelled Bruton to a second place finish and a $40 payout […]
March 9, 2017

First Toyota ShareLunker Caught From Lake Naconiche

Angler Larry Mosby caught the second Toyota ShareLunker of the 2017 season Feb. 28 from Lake Naconiche near Nacogdoches. ShareLunker 567, a 13.06 pound largemouth bass, is the first ShareLunker from the lake to be submitted […]
February 24, 2017

Biologists Confirm Genetics of First ShareLunker Offspring Entered into Program

In March 2006, angler Edward Reid pulled a staggering 14.48-pound largemouth bass from the depths of Lake Conroe near Houston. On Feb. 10, nearly 11 years later and more than 234 miles away, angler Ryder Wicker […]
February 9, 2017

February is HOG Time

If you are looking for a new personal best bucket mouth bass, February is prime time to catch a genuine HOG.  In most parts of Texas February means pre-spawn and the big girls will be at […]
February 2, 2017

Cold Weather = Hot Bass Fishing on Texas Power Plant Lakes

This time of year most bass fishermen have watched every DVR recorded fishing show they have trying to get ready for the upcoming spawn.  Episodes of Mark Zona, Bassmasters and Major League Fishing have been played […]
October 26, 2016
ShareLunker

Sharelunker: Secrets of Giant Fall Bass and More

The Toyota Sharelunker season annually begins Oct. 1 and that is when state officials accept donations of bass weighing 13 pounds or more. Looking at the Sharelunker records you can see that early fall has been fairly successful for those huge fish. Looking […]
October 7, 2016

Texas Hotshots – Big bass here I come!

This beautiful bass was caught in Huntsville Texas, Gatorland! First cast he hit hard and ran with it! Caught on natural bait. Catch and release. ☺
October 6, 2016

Punching the “Hay” for Fall Largemouth Bass

It is all about available cover. Large Texas reservoirs have many coves, fingers and shorelines and in any given area the best cover will be the area that draws in the bass, particular during the summer […]
October 6, 2016

Costa Features New Sunrise Lens at Bass Event on Sam Rayburn

In our industry, it is fairly common to come across new gear that claims to revolutionize how we participate in our favorite outdoor activity.  This seems to be an even more common occurrence when it comes […]